How to Prepare for Winter Driving

how to prepare for Winter Driving, get your car in winter mode with these easy tips to ensure safety

I watch the snow fall down from my office window and I'm reminded of the spring 'in like a lion, out like a lamb' reference, and wonder if it applies to this time of year as well. After all, we've seen a 20 degree drop and 20 inches of snow in just the last 10 hours. It's our first official dump of the white stuff here in Alberta - a little late this year, but Mother Nature seems to making up for her tardiness with … [Read more...]

Interac Pay in a Flash #YourChoiceMatters

interac flash

While I wouldn't say I'm a true germaphobe, I do take extra precautions to limit my contact with germs and bugs. For instance, I'm the type that will wipe down shopping cart handles with disinfectant wipes. I always have hand sanitizer on hand to use, and do use it often. I also cringe, absolutely cringe, when using handheld debit machines. Do they ever wipe them down? This is one of the reasons why, when able to, I … [Read more...]

Dyson Digital Slim DC72 Animal #CutTheCord

Dyson Digital Slim DC72 Animal cordless handheld review

Too often we hear 'it's not made like it used to' when talking about products, even I've said it a few times. The first one that comes to mind is furniture. As a homeowner, I've struggled through the years to find solid, quality wooden furniture. This market is just too full of flimsy particle board now! Yet, one brand that is an exception to this saying is Dyson. Between Mr. James Dyson himself and … [Read more...]

The Prepared Holiday Host

holiday host

The holidays are filled with shopping, decorating, cooking, baking, joy sharing and good cheer. Oh, and all those guests that stop by! Yet preparing your home for holiday guests isn’t always something most of us look forward to. Perhaps it's just a little too much chaos for our liking? With a little help from P&G you’ll be known as the hostess with the mostess, with these great tips to prepare your home for … [Read more...]

Egg and Vegetable Casserole #CanadianEggs

Egg and Vegetable Casserole 2

A couple of weeks ago I was spooning cottage cheese into little containers for the girls school lunch. "Besides eating it alone, or in Lasagne, what else can you use cottage cheese for?" my husband asked as he passed by me in the kitchen. I couldn't think of a single thing, which totally surprised him and myself. Then while browsing for a new brunch idea on a lazy Saturday morning, because, brunch … [Read more...]

Fisher-Price Smart Stages Vacuum

Fisher-Price Smart Stages Vacuum review giveaway

Before I was an online FisherPriceMoms ambassador, I was a real-life Fisher-Price Mom. Just look back through my many articles and you'll read stories of how the brand has been a strong factor through mine and my kids life. Even though my kids are past the technical Fisher-Price targeted age, you'll still find the brand throughout our house. Toys that my kids still pick up from time to time have been kept {you can't … [Read more...]


BC HAIRTHERAPY Beauty Boxes moisture kick

Need a holiday gift idea for, well, any woman out there? Schwarzkopf Professional has launched their new BC HAIRTHERAPY Beauty Boxes, featuring their best sellers, already packaged in a luxurious leather box and ready to gift - no wrapping required! Plus, you can get a BC HAIRTHERAPY Beauty Box in 5 therapies for any hair type and for all hair care needs. The BC … [Read more...]

Limeapple Activewear for Girls

limeapple Soulmate Hoodie review

When my oldest started competitive cheerleading, I was thrust into a different world. Many trips to practice per week and learning all about the sport and everything that goes with it. Up until then, she dabbled in a very different sports and activities {trying everything from dance to soccer}, yet this is the first sport that 'stuck' with her. Now, our evenings and weekends are filled with all 3 of my girls in … [Read more...]

Ever After High – New Dolls and a Sale Alert!


I was introduced to Ever After High dolls before they were spotted on store shelves. I still recall studying the doll boxes during that sneak peek before the release, and knowing with 100% certainty that my oldest would fall in love with first glance of these dolls. Fast forward - I was totally right and since then my daughters Ever After High doll collection has grown, with a couple more on her Christmas wish-list … [Read more...]

Minted Holiday Photo Cards

minted holiday cards review giveaway

Minted is no stranger to my Holiday Gift Guide and this year is no exception. This company made my beautiful 2013 Christmas Photo Cards and after we got our family fall photos done in September, I knew where I'd turn for this years holiday cards. Minted carries so many cards, for any and all occasions. Yet, for this feature, let's focus on just the Christmas and holiday cards, since talking about all they offer would … [Read more...]

Breville Thermal Pro Electric Frypan

Breville Thermal Pro Electric Frypan

I admire those people you watch on competition cooking shows that can create a beautiful meal with nothing but a fork and a bunsen burner. I am not one of those people, and I'm pretty sure those reading this post, aren't either. Bring on the great kitchen appliances and tools! I was recently sent the Breville Thermal Pro Electric Frypan, a beautiful stainless small appliance that is a major helper in the … [Read more...]